Gibraltar Business Capital has hired Bruce Mettel as senior vice president, account executive.

Mettel is a seasoned credit professional with more than 25 years of asset-based lending experience in both banks and finance companies. His roles have been diverse, including field exam, underwriting, relationship management and workout positions, giving him the broad expertise needed to serve Gibraltar clients with understanding, innovation and effective solutions to their evolving needs.

Mettel has served with Umpqua Bank in Sacramento and, in the Chicago area, GE Capital, Bank of America Business Credit, FINOVA, First Capital, and PNC Business Credit.

“With the growth we are experiencing, we’re happy to be able to add more skilled professionals to serve our clients,” said Gibraltar CEO Scott Winicour. “We’re pleased to welcome Bruce on board because he brings the broad perspective, deep expertise and the focused, creative approach we are known for providing. He will be an excellent asset to Gibraltar and our expanding clientele.”